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Dice Game

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Roll dice to remove chips from the board. What pattern of chips clears the board most quickly?
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Directable Fire!!

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students run a simulation of how a fire will spread through a stand of trees, learning about probability and chaos.
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Fire!!

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students run a simulation of how a fire will spread through a stand of trees, learning about probability and chaos.
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Hamlet Happens

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Verify that rare events happen by drawing letters from a box.
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Lottery Applet: Coin Toss

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet simulates a coin toss. It will toss a coin until a set number of the same side is tossed in a row. Students can also try to guess if the next toss will result in a head or a tail. It shows...
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Monty's Dilemma: The Three Doo...

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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One of three doors has a prize hidden behind it. Determine the probability of finding the prize if you stick with your original door or if you switch.
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Poker Experiment

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Java applet that simulates poker hands (runs from Mozilla Firefox). Reports experimental and theoretical probabilities on nine different types of hands (5card).
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Race Applet

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet allows the user to simulate a race where the results are based on the roll of a die. The user can determine which player moves forward for a given roll.
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Random Drawing Tool

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This tool allows users to explore the relationship between theoretical and experimental probabilities. A "box model" is a statistical device that can be used to simulate standard probability experimen...
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Rocket Launch

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet demonstrates independent probabilities through a visual of a threestage rocket. In order for a successful launch to occur, all three stages of the rocket must successfully pass their pre...
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The CliffHanger Simulation

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet is designed to accompany the CliffHanger Applet. With this applet, you are able to simulate running the CliffHanger Applet one hundred, ten thousand, or one million times. It is designed...
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Wait for a Date

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Sketchpad 
Tool 

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Students use Sketchpad to simulate a probability problem and then calculate a precise probability by reasoning about their model. The link to the tool begins downloading the zip file WaitForADate....
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Webdice

Probability Models (Probability & Statistics) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Simulates the rolling of a dice. The number of dice and the number of sides can be set by the user.
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Playing with Probability Lesso...

Probability of event (Math 4) 
Calculator 
Lesson Plan 

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Students learn how to calculate both theoretical and experimental probability by rotating through a series of work stations.
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Adjustable Spinner

Probability of event (Math 4) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students can create a game spinner with one to twelve sectors to look at experimental and theoretical probabilities.
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Ball Mixing Activity: 2 Balls

Probability of event (Math 4) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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We have 2 balls1 red and 1 green. We mix and drop them into a vertical box. What color ball drops first? Use this applet to experiment.
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Coins & Dice

Probability of event (Math 4) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Use this coin flipping and die rolling simulator to generate results from single or multiple coins and dice.
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Crazy Choices Game

Probability of event (Math 4) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Three players play games of chance using dice, cards, spinners or coin tosses, to compare theoretical and experimental probabilities.
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Racing Game with Two Dice

Probability of event (Math 4) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Two players each roll a die, and the lucky player moves one step to the finish. Parameters: what rolls win and how many steps to the finish line.
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Spinner

Probability of event (Math 4) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students can create a game spinner with one to twelve sectors to look at experimental and theoretical probabilities.
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The Guessing 1100 Game

Probability of event (Math 4) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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Guess which number the computer picked; this tool records your number of guesses and tells you whether you should guess higher or lower.
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Understanding Experimental Pro...

Probability of event (Math 4) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Experiment with experimental probability using a fixed size section spinner, a variable section spinner, 2 regular 6sided number cubes or design your own number cubes. Appropriate for elementary grad...
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Virtual Coin Toss

Probability of event (Math 4) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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Find out whether there are more heads or tails when you toss a coin 100 times, 1000 times, 10,000 times, or more. This tool records your current experiment and the cumulative results of previous tosse...
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Introduction to Probability

Probability of event (Math 5) 
Computer 
Activity 

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A series of experiments with guiding questions. A spinner and dice are included on the page. The page concludes with followup exercises to check your understanding.
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Playing with Probability Lesso...

Probability of event (Math 5) 
Calculator 
Lesson Plan 

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Students learn how to calculate both theoretical and experimental probability by rotating through a series of work stations.
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